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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed January 14, 2022

The chef is very experienced and the food is always great but after waiting endlessly and enduring the terrible service, the food isn't the main focus and the entire experience suffers.

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed October 10, 2021

My new brother-in-law had this place host his rehearsal dinner. Best. Decision. Ever! The food made me think of the meals my grandparents cooked when I was younger. You know, the meals all their children and grandkids keep trying to replicate but never could? That...was this food. Just... delizioso! The staff was friendly, attentive, and felt like family. Like it says in the title, this was just the taste of home I needed after moving to the Midwest. I will definitely eat here again when I'm back in the area.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed February 14, 2021

Easy and efficient placement of the order; on time delivery and delicious well presented food at a reasonable cost. Every bit as good as the first time in December 2020! I heartily endorse Leo and his staff at CV!!!

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed January 13, 2021

My family and I ate a Cafe Venezia last night and had a terrific meal cooked to perfection with seasoning that put each meal over the top. We had penne vodka, clams, string bean salad, tortellini bolognese and plenty more and each one was superbly...done! Service was also fantastic. In addition, if you are concerned about going out to eat due to safely, you won't be dissapointed at Cafe Venezia. They have attractive divider walls up between tables and several air purifying units around the restaurant. You will feel very safe eating at this wonderful gem of a restaurant. Let's support our restaurants during this time especially those that go to great lenghts to make us feel so comfortable and safe!!More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed August 13, 2020

We have been the Cafe Venezia several times and the food is always absolutely delicious!! The service is excellent as well and the staff is courteous - you never leave this place without a great feeling of having a wonderful night out! One of my...favorite salads here is the green bean salad, its so different from anything you will have anywhere else. All the fish dishes have been very good as well as the pasta dishes.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed February 16, 2020 via mobile

Amazing! We had such a wonderful meal and enjoyed the wonderful service. The manager was very kind, generous and made our meal even better. We loved it!!!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed June 1, 2019 via mobile

WOW!!! Can’t say enough great things about this local byob. Staff is outstanding. Owner went out of his way to make my husbands stuffed long hots. My husband had called a few days ago in hopes it would be on the menu. The owner assured...him he would have them for him.. and he did. Top notch service at this place with top notch food to match. Great specials, great carpaccio, linguini and clams, out of this world veal parm, and of course the Brazino was amazing. Don’t miss this spot. They have it down here and know how to treat their guests.. like family.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed May 22, 2019 via mobile

We were a group of 12.. great food.. the service is awesome.. great place for after work dinner for a large gathering

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed April 8, 2019

Cafe Venezia is a great little neighborhood BYO restaurant featuring classic American-Italian cuisine. The owners are exceedingly friendly, and service is terrific.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed April 7, 2019

We were celebrating my wife's birthday. The rating for this restaurant were fantastic so we decided to give a try. The restaurant is located along Washington Valley Road. To park, you must go down a hill behind the restaurant and climb back up the hill....There is no handicapped parking and no other way to reach the restaurant besides climbing the hill and sets of stairs to the entrance. Inside we were warmly greeted and seated by the host. The atmosphere was very nice and well decorated. The waitstaff was well dress and very pleasant. We were unaware of a BYOB policy so we failed to bring a beverage to the restaurant. The hostess kindly provided us with a leftover bottle of wine to celebrate. Our order taken quickly and the meal was served promptly. The burrata was delicious both in taste and freshness. We both order the veal special. The food was almost tasteless. We had to add more salt to bring out some of the flavor but the dish was completely lacking in taste. What a disappointment. The bread pudding and cannoli for desert was above average but not exceptional. The overall rating is average because of the food taste for the entrees and parking concerns for handicapped persons.More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed March 7, 2019

Slow service, ok food. One fish dish was horrible. Clearly was not fresh. Waiter claims that everything is "amazing: reality is it is ok. If everything is amazing the reality is nothing really is...

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

We decided to dine at home for a quiet romantic evening. In our quest for the best eggplant parmesan around we tried them, not bad... sliced a little to thin for my taste and had a strong oregano flavor I would of preferred basil. The...pasta with meat sauce was very good. I would probably return but not order the eggplant.More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

Perfect service and delicious food ! Appetizers were plentiful and delicious - calamari , stuffed mushrooms were wonderful . Each person loved their entrees - cooked to perfection!

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

It took literally 1 hour 15 min until our appetizers were served! Ridiculous. Our waiter seemed like he has higher priorities than us. Food pretty good but not exceptional. Stay away from the strangest smallest chopped salad you’ve ever seen.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

My husband and I, we went to Cafe Venezia for dinner for the first time on the recommendation of a friend. Everything has exceeded our expectations. The place was beautiful. The food and the service were excellent 👍💐 We loved the Minestrone Alla Genovese, Calamari...Venezia , Linguini Alla Vongole, and Fusilli Mama Mia 🍅🍆🍋We will definitely visit again😀More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Cafe Venezia is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5